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Burghausen/ Salzach – longest castle in the world
Hannover, Herrenhausen Gardens – baroque Great Garden
Berlin, Glienicke Palace & Park – fountain in the garden courtyard
Mainau Island, Italianate flower cascade and Renaissance garden
Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz
Fulda, mirrored hall in the palace
Gotha, Friedenstein Palace
Mannheim Palace
Hamburg, Planten un Blomen Park – nightly light and water show
Potsdam, Chinese tea house in Sanssouci Park
Duisburg-Nord Industrial Landscape Park – garden with ore carrier
Dresden, Pillnitz Palace and park – upper and riverside palaces
Koblenz, Stolzenfels Castle overlooking the Rhine
Rheinsberg Palace
Benrath Palace and Park
Frankfurt/Main, Palmengarten botanical gardens – cacti in the Tropicarium
Schwetzingen Palace, outdoor theatre at the Apollo temple
Weimar, palace and bridge
Ludwigsburg Palace, baroque stately home

Palaces, parks & gardens: like something out of a fairytale

Get to know Germany's fairytale side: palaces, parks & gardens are perfect for romantic tours, delightful discoveries and magical moments. You're sure to be enchanted, whether in a UNESCO World Heritage site or a lesser-known gem.

A world of wonder just waiting to be discovered. Starting in Bavaria, with the fairytale castles of Neuschwanstein and Burghausen, Herrenchiemsee Palace and the English Garden in Munich, or with Prince Pückler Park in Bad Muskau – there are fascinating attractions from every period and style to discover in all of Germany's federal states and in every region. Experience a world beyond your imagination – like a fairytale brought to life.

Encounter different periods and styles, lose yourself in the atmosphere of the past and follow the trail of famous names in Germany's Palaces, Parks and Gardens. Often imitated, never bettered.